SOAS University of London

Learning and Teaching Development

Essay Writing for Undergraduate Students

Joanna Nolan

Date: 18 September 2018Time: 11:00 AM

Finishes: 18 September 2018Time: 1:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: G51

Type of Event: Workshop

Note: Internal event not open to external attendees.

An introduction to writing successful essays at Undergraduate level. The following key topics will be covered:

  • Types of essays
  • Analysing questions
  • Generating Ideas
  • Writing thesis statements and introductions
  • Developing arguments
  • Organising the essay
  • Writing conclusions
  • Using sources and avoiding plagiarism
  • Academic style

Although registration is not required, we strongly recommend that students attend from the first session in order to get a comprehensive understanding of how to improve on essay writing. With that in mind, please arrive on time to ensure your place and to avoid disrupting the session.

Organiser: LTD

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Contact Tel: 020 7898 4550